Paul Docherty is a film editor and motion graphics animator living in NY. "Jodorowsky's Dune," the film he edited in 2012, has received much critical acclaim and is currently in release in New York City and LA, and is opening around the US. In 2013 the film won the Audience Awards at Fantastic Fest and at the Seccio Oficial Sitges. His editing for "Facing Forward," a documentary about a radical charter prep school in Cleveland through the eyes of one teenage boy struggling with life in and out of school, won acclaim at the 2011 Cleveland International Film Festival. He was also responsible for editing the first United States Marine Corps training video to specifically address in-the-field diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Paul recently provided extensive animations for "Orchestra of Exiles," the documentary about the creation of Israel's first national orchestra by Jewish musicians escaping Nazi Europe, and the award winning 2010 PBS/American Masters documentary, "LENNONYC." Paul's credits include many other prestigious PBS titles, like "American Masters: Good 'Ol Charles Schulz," "African American Lives 2," and "American Experience: A Class Apart." His work has aired on TLC, PBS, A&E, TruTV, VH1 and The Discovery Channel.